75 furniture and fixture products for the Rwanda Institue of Conservation Agriculture
The Bugesera Collection emerged out of the vision to create the Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA). The aim? To leverage the design and production of furniture to advance the country’s sustainable development goals.
RICA is a new university in Bugesera, Rwanda educating the next generation of leaders in conservation agriculture to attain healthy and sustainable food independence in the country.
MASS Design Group
July 2018 - January 2020
Product and industrial design
Production process design
Storytelling and documentation
Over the past two years, MASS Design Group has provided end-to-end architecture and construction services for the RICA campus. In order to offer sustainable and locally produced furniture and fixtures, MASS enlisted Super Local to collaborate on the design and production of over 75 items.
Super Local created a network of over 85 manufacturers, cooperatives, craft centers, design enterprises, and individual entrepreneurs in Rwanda.
With the completion of this line of equipment, Sakaramenta is now able to continue production while providing professional warranties. It has presented its collection at national fairs and has become Malawi's foremost producer of high quality standard hospital equipment.